Meteorite, Fayetteville

Dublin Core

Title

Meteorite, Fayetteville

Subject

Geology
Rocks and Minerals

Description

Fayetteville meteorite. Fell near Fayetteville, AR on December 26th, 1934. Roughly oblong shape with burned crust (ca. 1/2 mm in thickness) and pitted surface. H4 chrondrite. Gas-rich regolith breccia.

First cut in 1936 with sample to Smithsonian. Cut in 1963 with 150 gms. Sample to UA chemistry for dissertation. Second 1963 cut with sample to U-Cal-San Diego. Cut in 1984 with ca. 350 gm. Sample to Johnson Space Center, Houston, for Fayetteville Meteorite consortium study.

Identifier

0067-0079-0001

References

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor/metbull.php?code=10079
https://www.mindat.org/loc-269723.html
https://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1935PA.....43..384R

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Collector

Pearl Lonley and Ray Brisco

Continent

North America

Country

United States

State

Arkansas

County

Washington

City

Fayetteville

Item Relations

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Files

Fayetteville Meteorite.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Meteorite, Fayetteville,” University of Arkansas Museum, accessed April 15, 2024, https://uamuseum.omeka.net/items/show/58604.